When Juliana Taimoorazy was smuggled out of Iran as a teenager, she probably didn’t expect to spend her adult life advocating for the religious freedom of women in neighboring Iraq. But — thanks to the invitation of Cardinal Francis George — that’s what she’s done. And now she’s nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. The Pillar’s Michelle La Rosa talked with Taimoorazy about her extraordinary life story, her work with women in Iraq, and what she’s now asking of the Biden administration.
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